Quotation marks as monsters, or the other way around?

In Dekker Aloni (ed.), Proceedings of the Sixteenth Amsterdam Colloquium. 145-150 (2007)
Abstract
Mixed quotation exhibits characteristics of both mention and use. Some even go so far as to claim it can be described wholly in terms of the pragmatics of language use. Thus, it may be argued that the observed shifting of indexicals under all quotation shows that a monstrous operator is involved. I will argue the opposite: a proper semantic account of quotation can be used to exorcize Schlenker's monsters from semantic theory
Keywords quotation  mixed quotation  indexicals  monsters  context-shifting  monstrous operator
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